Whose culture has capital? A critical race theory discussion of community cultural wealth

@article{Yosso2005WhoseCH,
  title={Whose culture has capital? A critical race theory discussion of community cultural wealth},
  author={Tara J. Yosso},
  journal={Critical Race Theory in Education},
  year={2005}
}
  • Tara J. Yosso
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Sociology
  • Critical Race Theory in Education
This article conceptualizes community cultural wealth as a critical race theory (CRT) challenge to traditional interpretations of cultural capital. CRT shifts the research lens away from a deficit view of Communities of Color as places full of cultural poverty disadvantages, and instead focuses on and learns from the array of cultural knowledge, skills, abilities and contacts possessed by socially marginalized groups that often go unrecognized and unacknowledged. Various forms of capital… 

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